Lime Basil Cookies

Lazy Level: ZZZZ
  • Low-gluten flour 250g
  • Butter 170g
  • 1 egg
  • White sugar 60g
  • A pinch of salt
  • Baking soda 2g
  • 1 lime
  • Basil leaves 6g
  • electronic scale
  • electric egg beater
  • oven
Let’s start baking!
1 Use an electric mixer to beat the butter until soft, add sugar, and beat until fluffy.
2 Give the rind of a whole lime, there is no scraper to cut off the rind and then chop it, do not cut into the white part. The basil leaves are also chopped.
3 Add eggs, lime zest, and basil leaves to the butter and mix well.
4 In another bowl, mix the low-gluten flour, baking soda, and salt.
5 Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients in two batches until the dough forms. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze for 15 minutes.
6 Do not over-knead the dough after taking it out of the refrigerator, knead it into the desired size according to your preference, put it on the parchment paper, or use a small ball scoop.
7 ake at 180 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
8 After cooling down completely, Enjoy!
If you are not so lazy
Mix chopped pistachios into the dough, or roll into balls and coat.
Try yellow and green lemons which you prefer.
You can grow your own pot of basil.
Do you know?
One of Jo Malone’s most popular scent is the lime, basil and mandarin. An aroma that brings you to Naples Italy in seconds.
There are as many as 18 kinds of basils from the same family with very different aroma. The basil used here has large, round leaves. soft.
If fresh basil is not available, you can use McCormick's dried basil leaves.